Infrastructure stories

All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

Iconic Glenfinnan viaduct lit-up for our NHS heroes

3rd April 2020

The iconic Glenfinnan viaduct joined landmarks across the UK turning blue to show public support for NHS staff treating coronavirus […]

Keltbray supporting NHS workers with Nightingale Hospital in London

3rd April 2020

The Keltbray Group, a leading UK specialist engineering services company, has been preparing land and building a surface car park […]

Key worker journeys jeopardised after metal thieves rip out railway signalling cable

3rd April 2020

Metal thieves have disrupted the journeys of key workers after ripping out hundreds of metres of railway signalling cable. Several […]

New shelters installed at Manea and Whittlesea railway stations

2nd April 2020

Three brand new shelters have arrived at Whittlesea and Manea railway stations as part of a large-scale investment programme into […]

World-first scheme is launched using waste heat from the Tube to warm homes, two leisure centres and a school in Islington

30th March 2020

Waste heat from the London Underground network is now capable of providing heating and hot water to more than 1,350 […]

New Trafford Park tram line launched

30th March 2020

Metrolink has launched the new £350m Trafford Park Line – which adds a further 5.5km of track and six additional […]

Decarbonising transport: The vital role the railways has to play in Government plans

27th March 2020

The Government has revealed details of its transport decarbonisation plan and the challenges needed to be overcome to meet net […]

Atkins and Faithful+Gould secure East Coast Mainline digital transformation role

24th March 2020

Atkins and Faithful+Gould (F+G) – members of the SNC-Lavalin Group – have been appointed to help deliver a major digital […]

Covid-19: Railway maintenance continues to keep critical supply lines open​

24th March 2020

Routine repairs and maintenance continue on the nationally critical West Coast main line to ensure vital supplies and key workers keep […]

Rail Alliance upgrades membership package to offer exclusive content to its SME Community

24th March 2020

In response to the growing concern and uncertainty of the current situation regarding COVID-19, Rail Alliance remains focused on providing […]

Bostonair Group changes track with expansion into the rail sector

23rd March 2020

The Bostonair Group is hoping to fly high in the rail sector with the expansion of its leading recruitment, line […]

Network Rail on track to launch new regional HQ

23rd March 2020

Network Rail is on track to open a new regional distribution centre at a multi-million pound business park in the […]

Over 220 additional car parking spaces now available at Manningtree rail station

20th March 2020

A £3.1 million extension of Manningtree rail station’s car park is now complete. 220 additional spaces opened on Monday following […]

£1.4 million for Churnet Valley Railway signals green light for Leek

19th March 2020

The Churnet Valley Railway (CVR) is celebrating after securing over £1.4m to bring this hugely popular visitor attraction to Leek. […]

Homes evacuated from trackside landslip by quick thinking railway workers

19th March 2020

Quick thinking Network Rail staff helped keep pensioners and passengers safe from a landslip in West Lancashire during Storm Jorge. […]

telent awarded maintenance contract for new Elizabeth line through central London

18th March 2020

telent, a leading UK technology and network services company, has been awarded a contract to support and maintain CCTV for […]

Calls to add fully accessible Thameslink to the Tube map

18th March 2020

The London Assembly Transport Committee has published a report on accessible and inclusive transport and made a number of recommendations among others: Transport […]

Dyer & Butler completes installation of Cobham footbridge

17th March 2020

Dyer & Butler, a multi-disciplined engineering services specialist focused on essential infrastructure including airports, railways and highways, and part of […]

Community celebrates funding for lifts at Flitwick station

17th March 2020

Thameslink rail managers, community leaders and holiday destination Center Parcs have welcomed a Government announcement of additional money for Network […]

4G now available on eastern section of Jubilee line

17th March 2020

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the eastern half of the Jubilee line will be able to access full […]